August 28, 2019
This article covered the passage of the Chicago Public Schools FY2020 budget. The Civic Federation supported the budget because it demonstrated continued financial stability in the third year of Evidence-Based Funding from the State of Illinois. However, the Civic Federation continues to be concerned about the District’s long-term financial sustainability.
Crain's Chicago Business: Watchdog warns of CPS spending pressures as teacher strike looms
Chicago Tribune Editorial: The mayor is right: Chicago teachers have ‘no reason’ to strike